The Maypole Folk Festival builds a big tent, the Goldstars lead a crowded tribute to R&B icon Andre Williams, and more.
On every recording it seems like singer Sam Amidon eagerly shares new insights, knowledge, and experiences he’s gained since his last work. Throughout his career he’s consistently stretched the boundaries of folk music to the breaking point. Much of his repertoire is based upon or borrows from artifacts in the public domain—expertly gleaning universal truths […]
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, October 2
What’s on the Agenda for Monday, October 8, 2012
Recommended entertainment paired with nearby restaurants.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: No Age, Sleep, Oval, Ben Frost, High Places, Joshua Abrams, Thee Oh Sees, and more
Young folk musician Sam Amidon, opening for and collaborating with Nico Muhly tonight, is a fine antidote to freak-folk.